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Virginia Lutheran Homes, Inc. is a social ministry agency that serves the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of more than 550 residents in Roanoke and New Market, Virginia. Virginia Lutheran Homes, Inc. owns and operates Brandon Oaks, Brandon Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and Luther Crest. Each of these facilities provides their own unique services for seniors but all address critical needs of seniors in their respective communities. As a not-for-profit organization, we rely on the generosity of individuals, corporations and foundations to accomplish our mission. There are a variety of ways to show your support. You can give to the overall mission by making a contribution to the Annual Fund or you may choose a specific VLH community or program. 
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Virginia Lutheran Homes
3807 Brandon Avenue SW
Suite 2440
Roanoke, VA 24018

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Virginia Lutheran Homes, Inc. Annual Fund

edit_031815-brandon-oaks-video-3480.jpgThe Virginia Lutheran Homes, Inc. Annual Fund provides unrestricted funds needed to better serve the growing housing and medical needs of seniors in the Roanoke and New Market, VA communities. These gifts are used to upgrade and enhance the facilities and services for seniors living and/or receiving care at one of our facilities, regardless of their socioeconomic circumstances. 

Brandon Oaks Resident Endowment Fund

vlhresidentendowment.jpgThe Resident Endowment Fund at Brandon Oaks assures that qualified residents will receive continued support when their income and assets are no longer sufficient to pay their monthly service fees and other living expenses, through no fault of their own. The endowment is supported by gifts from residents, families, friends and churches.

Luther Crest Fund

pete__dolly_luthercrest.jpgThe Luther Crest Fund is dedicated to raising money to complete much needed renovations to the Luther Crest facility in New Market, Virginia. Located in the heart of the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, Luther Crest offers 30 secure, rent-subsidized, apartment homes to people age 62 and over and mobility-impaired people of all ages. 

Virginia Lutheran Homes Chaplaincy Endowment Fund

DSCF4254.JPGThe Virginia Lutheran Homes Chaplaincy Endowment Fund will ensure that the Chaplaincy services and benefits will continue for years to come for the residents of Brandon Oaks, Brandon Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and Luther Crest. The Chaplaincy Program at Virginia Lutheran Homes is an essential part of our holistic approach to resident care and comfort. Through the program, we offer the services of two full-time chaplains to residents and their families. Pastors Keith Olivier and Kathleen Miko are ordained pastors of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and serve under a Letter of Call of the Synod Council of the Virginia Synod, ELCA. 

You can choose which form of secure giving you are comfortable with.

C-Blue.jpg   Monetary Donation: A monetary donation gift can be made to all of the available funds and has a direct impact on the lives of seniors. These tax-deductible gifts can be made as a one-time donation, a multiple payment donation or a reoccurring gift. Each gift can be made online, by mail, by phone or in-person. Donations can be made in the form of cash, check, credit card and stock.

C-Blue.jpg  In-Kind Donation: Virginia Lutheran Homes, Inc. welcomes in-kind donations of 
products and services that can further the operation and mission of our organization.

C-Blue.jpg  Planned Giving: Planned giving is a way to make a gift to Virginia Lutheran Homes through thoughtful estate planning. A planned gift as part of an overall estate plan takes your needs as well as the needs of your loved ones into consideration, while helping support VLH and the seniors we serve. In seeking planned giving arrangements, a VLH representative can work with you and your advisor to achieve a result that is in the donor's best interest. 

C-Blue.jpg  Memorial/Honorarium Donation: Attribute your donation as a memorial or honorarium of an individual or group of individuals. The gift can be unrestricted or it can be tied to a specific purpose or naming opportunity.

C-Blue.jpg  Event and Program Sponsorship: Throughout the year Virginia Lutheran Homes has both private and public events/programs that have sponsorships available. These sponsorships provide an opportunity for both participation and marketing for the sponsors. To learn more about event and program sponsorships, contact the Director of Development at (540) 562-5443 extension 8783.

*A financial statement is available upon written request from the Office of Charitable & Regulatory Programs.